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playing it safe:  using two people for patient transfers

By Barrow Group Staff / March 20, 2023
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, unpredictable patient, wheelchair, Two Person Patient Transfer, lifting weak patients, Transferring patients, Safe Patient Transfer

safe lifting techniques

By Barrow Group Staff / February 23, 2023
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Topics: temporary staffing, PEO, injury at work, Safe Lifting, team lifting, back strains, lifting heavy objects, Safety Matters

Terminating Employees With Open Workers’ Compensation Claims

By Barrow Group Staff / February 10, 2023
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Topics: temporary staffing, PEO, workers compensation, Workers Compensation Claim, Disciplining Employee, Terminating Employee, Firing Injured Workers

OSHA Issues new penalty enforcement guidance

By Barrow Group Staff / February 08, 2023
On Jan. 26, 2023, OSHA announced it issued new enforcement guidance making its penalties more effective to stop employers from repeatedly exposing workers to life-threatening hazards or failing to comply with workplace safety and health requirements. The new enforcement guidance ...
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Topics: temporary staffing, PEO, OSHA, OSHA-Violations, osha penalty

labor shortages and business liability risks: Steps employers Can Take

By Barrow Group Staff / January 13, 2023
The past year has seen labor shortages across industry lines. According to a recent study from the Society for Human Resource Management, nearly 90% of businesses are having a hard time filling open positions. These shortages have resulted from various factors, many of which are ...
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, Construction-Risks, labor shortage, home health care staffing, business liability, Business Risks

Beginning 2023 With Safety in Mind: forklift Dos and Don’ts!

By Barrow Group Staff / January 09, 2023
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing industry, Forklift Training, Warehouse Safety, Forklift Safety, warehouse workers

Bureau of Labor Statistics releases 2021 fatal occupational injuries

By Barrow Group Staff / January 05, 2023
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Topics: temporary staffing, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2021 Fatalities, fatal occupational injuries, occupational injuries

Winter Is Coming!  Tips for working safely in cold weather

By Barrow Group Staff / December 19, 2022
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Topics: temporary staffing, Working-Outdoors-Winter, Hypothermia, Frostbite, Working-in-Cold-Weather, Protecting Temporary Workers, trench foot, Cold Weather

More Workers Quitting jobs before one-year anniversary

By Barrow Group Staff / December 13, 2022
The trend for workers to leave their jobs before their one year anniversary is increasing. Workers have had time to reflect on their jobs and they aren't afraid to leave right away if it isn't what they expected. To increase employee retention during the first year, consider the ...
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Topics: temporary staffing, Employee Retention, quick quitting, invest in workers, employee training, onboarding, one year anniversary, quitting a job

medical malpractice is the most severe loss in senior care facilities

By Barrow Group Staff / November 28, 2022
The number of older Americans is steadily increasing. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2019, the population of people aged 65 and older numbered 54.1 million. It is projected to grow to more than 80 million by 2040....
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing industry, Aging Population, Senior Care Facilities, Nursing Homes, Medical Malpractice, Senior Abuse

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